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27.08.2018 13:36

Ukraine has seven World Heritage Sites

Ukraine has seven World Heritage Sites After Russia, Ukraine is Europe’s largest county at 603,628 square kilometers. It has seven World Heritage Sites, including the 11th century Saint-Sophia Cathedral in Kiev, the ancient city of Chersonesus, and the primeval beech forests of the Carpathians. Another is the Struve Geodetic Arc, a chain of survey triangulations linking Hammerfest in...


19.08.2018 14:17

Guinea once belonged to a series of African empires

Guinea once belonged to a series of African empires The land that is now Guinea belonged to a series of African empires until France colonized it in the 1890s, and made it part of French West Africa. Despite several attempts by locals to overthrow the French government, Guinea was still incorporated into the French West Africa in the early 1900’s and was called French Guinea. During the...


13.08.2018 17:11

One of the Most Impressive Waterfalls in the World

One of the most impressive waterfalls is in Guyana Kaieteur Falls in Guyana is ranked number two in the Worldwide Waterfall Database of top waterfalls. It is really amazing. The waterfall has a drop of 741 feet. That means even the famous Niagara Falls can’t come closer to this – with a drop of only 167 feet. Guyana is the only English-speaking nation in South America Despite...


05.08.2018 11:51

First oil paintings were not drawn in Renaissance Europe but in Afghanistan

The world's first oil paintings were not drawn in Renaissance Europe but in Afghanistan For more than a decade Afghanistan was mention mostly with the Taliban and terrorism, burkas and beards. But Afghanistan is much more. It is country where ancient traditions endure and a new country is emerging. The world's first oil paintings were drawn not in Renaissance Europe but in the caves of Bamiyan,...


29.07.2018 14:39

The Akwasidae Festival in Ghana

The Akwasidae Festival is the most important event for the Ashtani diaspora in Ghana The Akwasidae Festival is celebrated by the Ashtani people and Ashtani chiefs in Ghana. The festival is celebrated on a Sunday, once in every six weeks. In importance the Akwasidae Festival is next only to the National Day celebrations. The traditions of the Akwasidae Festival are connected with the Akan annual...


23.07.2018 16:09

Croatia: Pearl of the Adriatic

Croats arrived in 7th century and the country was once a kingdom The Croats are believed to have arrived in what is today Croatia, from southern Poland, south of Kraków in the early 7th century. Croatia was once a kingdom in 925 under the kingship of Tomislav, the first king of the country. Today the country has new “kings” – their football team, who won the silver medal...


16.07.2018 18:59

Ethiopia: The Oldest Independent Country in Africa

Ethiopia is the oldest independent country in Africa Ethiopia is Africa’s oldest independent country and a main tourist destinations. It has unique cultural heritage. The Ethiopian Orthodox Church is one of the oldest Christian churches. Ethiopia is the second most-populous country in Africa, with a population of over 90 million people by 2015. It is second to Nigeria, which had a...


09.07.2018 14:11

Damavand - The Highest Peak in the Middle East and the Second Highest Volcano in Asia

Did you know: Damavand is the highest peak in the Middle East and the second highest volcano in Asia Damavand is a majestic stratovolcano located 70 km North East of Tehran and 70 km south of the Caspian Sea. Damavand is the highest peak in the Middle East and the second highest volcano in Asia (after Kunlun volcano in Tibet). Did you know: Damavand is one of the Seven Wonders of...


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10.12.2021 15:21

Saudi Arabia - the birthplace of Islam (tips for visiting the country)

It took really long for Saudi Arabia to decide to open for tourists, but now it is finally a fact and Penguin Travel immediately put the destination on its belt. The Kingdom – known as the spiritual birthplace of Islam, now has a new approach to attract visitors and that's why the visa requirements are changed. The changes are so big, compared to the past that they look almost like a...


06.08.2021 17:00

7 Things to do in South Sudan

  It’s the newest country in the world and one that a lot of people haven’t even heard of. Those who have, usually associate it with the military conflict that has been tearing up the region for decades. But behind all of that, lies a country of ancient cultural rituals, a myriad of colorful local tribes and raw natural beauty. It is still the most challenging destinations for...


05.08.2021 08:55

The Little - Known Pyramids of Sudan

Can you name the country with the most pyramids in the world? Nope, it’s not Egypt. The country which holds this record with more than 200 pyramids is actually Egypt’s southern neighbor – Sudan. Though not as big as the Egyptian ones, they are just as impressive and have just as intriguing history, dating back to 8th century BC, to the kingdom of Kush. Since the Sudanese...


01.10.2020 11:45

11 Interesting Facts about Rwanda

  Rwanda is a small African country, whose name is often mostly associated with the horrific genocide that happened here in 1994. It was one of the most tragic events in the history not only of Rwanda, but the world. However, it was also a turning point in the country's history. It has since then embarked on a new path of social, economic and ecological development and deserves to be known...